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A & J Restaurant

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1319 Rockville Pike, #C, Rockville, MD 20852-1437
301-251-7878
Today
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • 13
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  • 14
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Spicy beef noodle soup

The beef is well seasoned and oh, so tender. Had the small noodles which were fine. Service was attentive and efficient. Only problem is this restaurant is cash only. So, be prepared.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
Margaret C
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Bethesda, Maryland
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Bethesda, Maryland
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176 reviews 176 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The beef is well seasoned and oh, so tender. Had the small noodles which were fine. Service was attentive and efficient. Only problem is this restaurant is cash only. So, be prepared.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Remember when you could go and enjoy Chinese food and say, "I loved the way they made the cucumber dish...so unique! That's what I loved about this restaurant: every dish tasted unique and had that special quality that said, "This was made by the folks at A & J." Since we couldn't manage to try everything on the menu, I... More 

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Washingotn DC
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30 reviews 30 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Authentic northern Chinese Dim Sum - delicous - generous portions so come with friends to share or be prepared to take home the leftovers - given the prices you can be adventuresome and try something new - look around to see what's popular with the regulars -

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Rockville, Maryland
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47 reviews 47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We came here with a group of 7. We ordered a lot of small dishes to share. I had the seaweed and bean sprouts (tasted like a typical seaweed salad) and the peanut noodles. Both dishes were okay. We also ordered potstickers for the table, beef tendon soup, and some other dumplings. The dumplings were good but the soup was... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2,056 reviews 2,056 reviews
793 restaurant reviews
1,086 helpful votes 1,086 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We went there for lunch on an early Sunday. It was packed but the wait wasn’t too bad. We ordered several dishes to share: pig ears, clear broth beef noodles soup, scallions pancake, layered pancake and fried chicken. Everything was terrific exempt the beef noodles soup that was a bit different from the ones that we had in Taipei. Don’t... More 

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Germantown, Maryland
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95 reviews 95 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

I tried this Dim Sum restaurant for the first time yesterday. Great waitress and some of the dim sum was good. The down side was, really super greasy food. I ordered the won ton soup, it was not even close to tasty, super bland.. I might try it one more time.

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Pasadena, CA
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75 reviews 75 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

For authentic experience, this is very good Chinese "home style" food. The boiled peanuts, breakfast foods (soy milk, etc), etc, etc.

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Antananarivo, Madagascar
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58 reviews 58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Surprising authentic Chinese restaurant. Wide choice of tasty dishes following the tradition of dim sum restaurants. The requirement for cash payment only is not a big constraint because you pay less than what you think you should... Friendly and effective service

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md
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Amazing Chinese food! Pork dumplings are awesome and so are the noodle dishes, the spicy cucumber salad and the spicy sesame noodle dish. Fried bread on Sunday is amazing! This place only takes cash, so come prepared. Staff is friendly and the place is super clean. its not very big and it gets really crowded around meal times.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Our go to restaurant. Good Northern Dumplings, Noodles, Smoke Chicken etc. Prices are good, but be prepared for cash only.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1319 Rockville Pike, #C, Rockville, MD 20852-1437
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Rockville
  • Phone Number: 301-251-7878

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?